At the University of Windsor in Canada a research was conducted at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the results can give hope to cancer patients.
Dandelion tea acts on the affected cancer cells in a way that they disintegrate within 48 hours, during which time no new healthy cells in the body get affected. This often neglected plant is considered to be weed, but has many healing properties and it must be clean when collected, away from the roads and pollution. It was concluded that continuous treatments with dandelion root can destroy most cancer cells, and because of the unexpected results, research team received additional support to continue with the study of this miraculous herb.
While our grandmothers used to prepare syrups of dandelion flowers knowing that contains many curative substances, what they did not know for sure was the fact that dandelion root may help cancer patients. Scientists have found that the root of this plant appears to be “better” than chemotherapy because it “kills” all the cells, and dandelion root only ones affected by cancer.
In addition it has diuretic properties, stimulates the secretion of the bile, cleanses the liver, helps with allergies and reduces cholesterol. It contains very important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B6, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium, folic acid and magnesium.
It contains up to 535 percent of the required daily intake of vitamin K and about 110 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A. These facts about this plant are known for years. But recent studies have shed a new light on the dandelion.
At the University of Windsor in Canada a research was conducted at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the results can give hope to cancer patients. It is found out that dandelion root ‘kills ‘the cancer cells without negative effects on the healthy ones.
John di Carlo, 72-year-old who is personally convinced of the healing properties of dandelion, underwent intensive and “aggressive” chemotherapy treatments within 3 years of his life before the doctors sent him home to spent “the last days “of life with his loved ones. Given the fact that the doctors had fewer alternatives in finding functional solutions in the fight against his illness, he proposed to drink tea from dandelion root as last hope. After only four months, according to Natural News, this man has experienced cancer remission (partial or complete regression of the disease)!
How to pick the dandelion root?
Dandelion root is harvested in autumn or spring, when all the energy is contained in the root. Dandelion, that is dandelion root should be pulled out from the ground. Use a small trowel to dig, and gently remove the earth around the root. Make sure that the root remains intact, not to lose the healing fluid that is hidden in it.
Remove the root to a clean place that is not treated with various chemicals, and while you remove the root select larger and stronger specimens.
How to store the dandelion root?
As a remedy, dandelion root is also used fresh and dried. If you want to keep it in and out of season, you need to dry it. Before drying, roots should be carefully peeled and cut into equal, smaller pieces. After that, the dried dandelion root should be kept in a fresh air. Spread the dandelion root on a surface, in a cool dry place with good ventilation.
The root will be dried in a period of 3 to 14 days, and you’ll notice when dried becomes brittle under the fingers. In this way dried dandelion root contains medicinal properties up to a year, and should be stored in a glass jar in a cool, dark place.
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